Head of Mission visits the Command and Staff College of the National Defence Academy and discusses the Mission’s mandate with Commanders
Recently, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) Human Security Team from Field Office Zugdidi, hosted the 66th Information Sharing Meeting (ISM). The 66th ISM gathered ten representatives (eight female and two male) from various non-governmental organizations (NGO) and officials from Zugdidi Municipality...
The chair and members of the Subcommittee on Security and Defense (SEDE) of the European Parliament visited the EUMM Field Office in Zugdidi (FOZ), on 9 May 2018. The purpose was to familiarize European Parliamentarians with the dynamics at the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with Abkhazia...
EU Monitoring Mission statement on ploughing activities along the Administrative Boundary line with South Ossetia
Deputy Head of EUMM, Ms. Kate Fearon, explains the Mission’s mandate to the Institute for European Studies of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University students, within its Outreach Programme
Meet Our Monitors
One of EUMM’s great ‘added values’ as an international actor in Georgia is not only our unique ‘presence on the ground’ near the ABL, but also the diversity of perspectives we bring to the table
Robin Clapp, Sweden
I’ve been working with human rights, gender, development and peace for about 20 years now, first in academic settings in Sweden and Italy and later in non-governmental organizations in Belgium and Denmark. After the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, I served for a number of years as senior human rights officer/advisor with the OSCE Missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Kosovo...
Participating in the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia is important for me because of my own background as an Internally Displaced Person
One of my biggest passions, running marathons, taught me that you need patience to improve things and you cannot do it overnight. This is what EUMM is: a marathon, not a sprint
My colleagues at the EUMM are from different national, cultural and professional backgrounds, which makes the Mission more diversified
Through my work I have the privilege of maintaining and enhancing the Mission’s network of key interlocutors
Marjaana Raf, Finland
I’m a PHD student in Sociology and Social anthropology. I am doing research on security and human right violations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but I’ve put my studies on hold to work abroad, for the time being. I’m 38 years old and I have a six year old son. He has been travelling around the world with me - until this autumn when he moved back to Finland to attend pre-school...
Andreas Berg, 36, Sweden
I’ve been involved in the field of peace and security for over ten years now, first as a security analyst and coordinator in academic think tanks, then as reporting officer/political adviser for EULEX Kosovo, and later as Security Sector Reform Adviser to the Kosovo government. Most recently, I’ve worked as a Strategic Planner for the European External Action Service in Brussels, Belgium...